I attended this Startup Grind event as well and completely agree about the quality of the speaker and the event. It was my first Startup Grind just as it was the first time hearing Rand Fishkin speaking. I know it won’t be the last in either case.
The latest StartupGrind Seattle played host to Rand Fishkin, CEO of SEOmoz. It was a great night and in fact I was pleasantly surprised at how much I took away. Rand being Rand, I knew beforehand it would be enjoyable and a must-see interview but I can’t stop thinking about how much authentic truth was spilled during the evening.
First, I would like to briefly touch on StartupGrind and point out to anyone who has not yet attended a session how cool these events actually are. Unlike most startup “networking” events there’s an agenda and a purpose to the main event, which is the guest interview. In just a few short months, they have hosted the likes of Bing Fund’s Rahul Sood, Jonathan Sposato and Rand Fishkin. These interviews are basically fireside chats with successful entrepreneurs in front of 40 or 50 people leading to very intimate entrepreneurial discussions, such as…
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